166.229 Applied Bioinformatics
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2020W, VO, 2.0h, 3.0EC, to be held in blocked form


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VO Lecture
  • Format: Distance Learning

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to:

- present the importance of the field of applied bioinformatics for the era of biotechnology and life sciences.

- explain the essential tasks and applied tools/strategies in the analysis of DNA, RNA and protein sequences.

- explain important bioinformatic databases and their architecture.

Subject of course

- Introduction to Bioinformatics.

- Bioinformatic Servers and Databases

- Statistical basics of bioinformatics.

- Tools and algorithms for finding DNA, RNA and protein sequence similarities.

- Introduction to applied bioinformatics of the genome, transcriptome, proteome and metagenome.

- Models for molecular evolution and their calculation

- Prediction of structure and function of protein sequences

The focus of the lecture is on developing the theoretical knowledge for the correct application of bioinformatic tools and programs.


Teaching methods

- Lecture

- Presentation of examples

- Explanations based on questions asked

Mode of examination


Additional information

The course starts on November 5, 2020 according to the schedule shown in TISS. The lecture units are made available online via TUWEL in the format of the commented slides, and PDFs of the slides are also made available at the same time.

In addition, we will offer ZOOM session (s) via TUWEL, where you can ask questions to the lecturers. Details will be announced in advance via TUWEL.

Block LVA

A separate VO is announced for the Master in Biomedical Engineering



Course dates

10:00 - 12:0005.11.2020 - 16.11.2020 online in TUWEL (LIVE)Angewandte Bioinformatik
Applied Bioinformatics - Single appointments
Thu05.11.202010:00 - 12:00 online in TUWELAngewandte Bioinformatik
Fri06.11.202010:00 - 12:00 online in TUWELAngewandte Bioinformatik
Mon09.11.202010:00 - 12:00 online in TUWELAngewandte Bioinformatik
Tue10.11.202010:00 - 12:00 online in TUWELAngewandte Bioinformatik
Wed11.11.202010:00 - 12:00 online in TUWELAngewandte Bioinformatik
Thu12.11.202010:00 - 12:00 online in TUWELAngewandte Bioinformatik
Fri13.11.202010:00 - 12:00 online in TUWELAngewandte Bioinformatik
Mon16.11.202010:00 - 12:00 online in TUWELAngewandte Bioinformatik
Course is held blocked

Examination modalities

Written examination


DayTimeDateRoomMode of examinationApplication timeApplication modeExam
Thu13:00 - 15:0007.10.2021Seminarraum BA 02A written07.09.2021 00:00 - 05.10.2021 00:00TISSAngewandte Bioinformatik Prüfung (Sammeltermin)
Wed13:00 - 15:0017.11.2021Seminarraum BA 02A written15.10.2021 00:00 - 15.11.2021 00:00TISSAngewandte Bioinformatik Prüfung (Sammeltermin)
Wed13:00 - 15:0015.12.2021Seminarraum BA 02A written15.11.2021 00:00 - 13.12.2021 00:00TISSAngewandte Bioinformatik Prüfung (Sammeltermin)
Wed13:00 - 15:0019.01.2022Seminarraum BA 02A written17.12.2021 00:00 - 17.01.2022 00:00TISSAngewandte Bioinformatik Prüfung (Sammeltermin)

Course registration

Not necessary


Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
045 006 Digital Skills STEOP
Course requires the completion of the introductory and orientation phase
066 490 Technical Chemistry
066 495 Technical Chemistry - Biotechnology and Bioanalytics


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